FishbowlDC TVNewser TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser GalleyCat SocialTimes

LA Times Calendar Section Loses Another Body

Company Town editor John Lippman is the latest to leave the Los Angeles Times Calendar section. He’s off to New Hampshire, where he’ll be the editor of a small town paper.

Lippman is the 14th voluntary exit from the Calendar section in a little under two years, an unusually high rate of departures at a time when newspaper jobs are increasingly hard to come by. We’ve heard grumblings about the section’s editor, Sallie Hofmeister, but as Kevin Roderick points out, Lippman was a Hofmeister hire, and his departure is apparently nothing to do with his boss.

After the jump, the updated list of Calender refugees:

  1. Kate Aurthur (TV editor)
  2. Elizabeth Snead (blogger)
  3. Denise Martin (reporter)
  4. Pete Hammond (Envelope writer)
  5. Tom O’ Neil (Envelope writer)
  6. Richard Rushfield (web editor/writer)
  7. Joseph Kapsch (web editor)
  8. Rachel Abramowitz
  9. Chris Lee
  10. Ann Powers
  11. Tim Swanson
  12. Matea Gold
  13. Maria Elena Fernandez
  14. John Lippman
Mediabistro Course

Copy Editing: Intro

Copy Editing: IntroStarting January 6, learn basic copy editing skills using the AP Stylebook! In this course, you'll learn how to use dictionaries and online reference tools to edit work, ask the right questions to clarify convoluted copy, prepare for a copy editing test, and tailor your resume to find more work as a copy editor. Register now!